The conversation over which woodland creature or campus landmark best represents us is a fun and ultimately harmless diversion from the stress of a new term, but it’s still distracting from a larger issue. We, as a campus community, are failing to address the fact that the retirement of Pete[Read More…]
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As student hunger increasingly becomes a concern at Long Beach State, the school has offered a way for dorm residents to donate meals from their plan to those in need since 2015. The Feed A Need event from Feb. 3 to 9 allows students who are struggling with food stability[Read More…]
Long Beach State men’s basketball came up short against UCI in fifth straight loss at the Walter Pyramid Saturday.
Some mornings you might find Richard Goodwin rushing to campus to resolve a crisis; other mornings you might spot him in line for his vital morning coffee or around campus in various outreach and education programs. No matter where he is, the recently promoted captain of the University Police Department[Read More…]
California Gov. Gavin Newsom presented his first budget proposal, allocating up to $562 million in permanent and one-time funds for the California State University system. Newsom’s budget proposal consists of a $300 million ongoing general fund for operational costs, increased enrollment and for progress toward the Graduation Initiative 2025. The[Read More…]
Hundreds of students gathered in the Central Quad, browsing through dozens of clubs and organizations during the semiannual Week of Welcome. The two-day event is hosted by Associated Students Inc. to increase student involvement with the campus community. The second day of Week of Welcome was canceled, prompted by Thursday’s[Read More…]
Associated Students Inc. Senate discussed possible methods of sourcing a replacement for Prospector Pete including a school-wide vote during Wednesday night’s meeting. Long Beach State is replacing longtime mascot Prospector Pete due to his association with the gold rush prospectors he represents and their role in the genocide of Native[Read More…]
The fashion ‘f’ words, make my skin crawl because of how dirty they are. The words I’m talking about are fast fashion. Fast fashion is mass produced inexpensive clothing that emulates styles that recently hit runway. It is a manipulative industry that throws out new trends way too quickly for[Read More…]
As another semester begins at Long Beach State, many students still find themselves in the same struggle with parking. Spring semester parking has become increasingly impacted. There are 14,090 parking spots on campus and 20,000 permits are sold a year, according to Robyn Ames-Woodyard, director of operations, finance management at[Read More…]
Waves of people flooded the University Art Museum Sunday for the opening reception of “Call and Response, When We Say…You Say,” an exhibition guest curated by Slanguage co-creators Karla Diaz and Mario Ybarra Jr.